Ooodles of Zoodles!

Hello! Are you looking for a fun way to get more vegetables into your diet (and less refined carbohydrates?) Check out this video of me making zucchini noodles, or zoodles! “Zoodles” is a nickname for zucchini noodles, or spaghetti-like strands made from spiralized, raw zucchini and other types of squash. Zoodles contain no flour or wheat... Continue Reading →

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Green Smoothies Better

Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Quizzes

Turns out, “I eat pretty healthy” is just, like, my opinion, man.  At the beginning of the AbsoluteFIT Challenge 2.0, we were all asked to complete two quizzes — one about our physical activity, and one about our nutrition situation. I thought I was a pretty healthy eater, in general, in that I don’t eat... Continue Reading →

It’s a Great Time to do the ‘D’

Continuing on in our regular series “The Vail Blog” – A monthly discussion on the “ABC’s” of discipline in health, fitness and wellness. via – Jackie Vail, Personal Trainer, Team AVAC® The Vail Blog – “D” When creating a diet plan, we can learn a lot from the letter D. From dried fruit and nuts to... Continue Reading →

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